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Desaguliers


Share this video The Reverend John Desaguliers was born in 1683. He was the third grand master of England. He took his religious orders at Oxford. He was an experimental philosopher and he prophesied the splitting of the atom two hundreds years before it actually happened. In 1714 he was elected fellow of the royal society and eventually became its curator. We dont know much about his masonic activities but he did become grand master. Subsequently, the deputy grand master in 1722, 1723 and 1725. He wrote the preface to Andersons book of constitutions. In 1721 he visited the lodge of Edinburgh. They were impressed with his all around understanding of masonry and readily accepted him. He is thought to have had a great influence on scottish speculative freemasonry. Desaguliers was influential in initiating the first royal freemasons. he dies in 1744. Dr. William Wescott Alexander Pope Profane Hale, Hail & Hele Cowan Beehive Apron 1717 Corn, Wine, & Oil James Anderson Ancients & Moderns Unite Paul Revere Geometry To Be One Ask One The Ancients Royal Masonic Hospital Anthony Sayer Eavesdropper Freemasons Hall The Cubit The Regius Manuscript Elias Ashmole Christopher Wren William Preston The 3rd Degree Acacia Cable Tow Ritual Secrets Altar Dispensation Demit Balloting Proficiency Erasure Desaguliers Dermott Blue Lodge of Antiquity Worshipful Warden Installation Anti Masonic Movement Transparency Tracing Boards Masonic Education Gould Rod Robert Peary Working Tools Constitution Free Lewis Royal Arch Norman Peale Audie Murphy Leland Stanford Arthur Conan Doyle Lord Chesterfield Lewis Wallace Pierre LEnfant Arthur Wellesley Robert Service William Gilbert Wolfgang Mozart Joseph Kippling John Brown John Coustos Harry Carr Alexander Fleming Ernest Shackleton John Phillip Sousa Melvin Jones James Hoban Richard Gatling Thomas Lipton Harry Truman Albert Mackey David Wooster Sir Robert George Richard J Gatling King George VI Irving Berlin James Doolittle Tommy Douglas Cy Young Louie Tschoudy
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